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HAIR, GEORGE ROBINSON

 

Born: 12-6-1825                                                          married: ?

Died: 1-23-1898                                                          obit: Minnesota Conference 1917, 70

 

1856    admitted on trial

1858    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit: Minnesota Conference 1898, 64

 

1856-57           Whitney’s Point

1857-58           Whitney’s Point and Lisle

1858-60           Windsor

1860-62           Lanesboro

1862-64           Orwell

1864-66           LeRaysville

 

1880                transfer to Minnesota Conference

 


 

HALCHAK, LESLIE

 

Born:                                                                           married: Donald Halchak

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2000    license, recommended by Ashley Centenary

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2000-08           New Hope and Slocum

2008-09           Carverton

2009-10           Mt. Zion - Orange

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Leslie Halchak served as a local preacher.

 


 

HALE, JEFFREY D.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Nancy Kozlowski

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1993    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1993    ordained deacon

1995    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

1982-83           Lockwood 

1983-87           withdrew

1987-90           Hornbrook

1990-95           Scranton Providence

1995-01           Cooperstown 

2001-03           associate, Endicott Central

2003-05           Hancock   Emory

2005-10           Norwich   Broad Street

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference

 


 

HALE, NANCY (KOZLOWSKI)

 

Born:                                                                           married: Jeffrey D. Hale

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2002    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

2002    ordained deacon

2008    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1998-01           Milford (beginning 10/1/1998)

2001-02           Harpursville 

2002-08           on leave

2008-10           associate, Norwich   Broad Street

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference

 


 

HALL, TRUMAN F.

 

Born: 2-27-1854  Butternuts NY                                married: Alice A. Welch

Died: 1-1-1927  Cooperstown NY                             obit: Wyoming Conference 1933, 168

 

1876    admitted on trial

ordained

 

Interment: Lakewood Cemetery, Cooperstown NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1927, 124

 

1876-78           Exeter and Schuyler's Lake

1878-79           Westville

1879-81           Middlefield

1881-84           Westford

1884-85           Gilbertsville and Morris

1885-88           Otego

1888-91           Cooperstown

1891-95           Bainbridge

1895-99           Binghamton High Street

1898-04           superintendent, Oneonta District

1904-12           Carbondale

1912-17           Oneonta

1917                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Truman F. Hall appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 332.


 

HALL, ZACHARIAS JAMES

 

Born: 2-18-1880  Napier, New Zealand                     married: Mrs. Nellie E. Drum Gardner

Died: 1-1-1927  Cooperstown NY                             obit: Wyoming Conference 1972, 264

 

1876    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1977, 235

 

1925-26           Orwell

Hawleyton

Great Bend

Ouaquaga

Guilford

Coventry

West Nicholson

Sidney Center

1947                retired

 

Note: Z. James Hall served as a lay pastor.

 


 

HALSTEAD, HENRY

                                  

Born: 6-4-1800  Bedford NY                                     married: Eliza Ann Parks
Died: 2-21-1896  New Berlin NY                              obit: Wyoming Conference 1884, 60

 

1826    admitted on trial, Genesee Conference

 

Interment: St. Andrew’s Cemetery, New Berlin NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1896, 96

 

1826-27           Camden

1827-28           Lebanon

1828-29           Vernon

1829                charter member of Oneida Conference

1829-30           Vernon

1830-31           Stockbridge

1831-33           Herkimer

1833-35           Oxford

1835-36           Hamilton

1836-38           Hampton

1838-40           Springfield

1840-41           Sherburne

1841-42           Otsego

1842-44           Middlefield

1844-46           Exeter

1846-47           Otego

1847-49           Springfield

1849-51           Frey’s Bush

1851-52           on leave

1852-53           Westville

1853-54           Unadilla and Unadilla Center

1854-55           Unadille

1855-56           Bainbridge

1856                retired

     1869  transfer to Wyoming Conference by boundary change

 

Note:  Henry Halstead is rgw fathe of Thomas P. Halstead.  A brief biography of Henry Halstead appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 190.

 


 

HALSTEAD, THOMAS P.

                                  

Born: 9-11-1830  Stockbridge NY                             married: Lina M. Merrill
Died: 4-22-1891  Afton NY                                       obit: Wyoming Conference 1901, 195

 

1856    exhorter’s license

1857    local preacher’s license

1858    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: Glenwood Cemetery, Afton NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1892, 94

 

1857-58           Hartwick

1858-59           Bainbridge

1859-61           Plymouth NY

1861-63           Earlville

1863-65           East Hamilton

1865-68           Unadilla

1868-69           Oxford

1869                transfer to Wyoming Conference by boundary change

1869-71           Oxford

1871-73           Sherburne

1873-76           Afton

1876-77           Guilford

1877-80           Mount Upton

1880-83           Worcester

1883-86           Newark

1886-87           Taylorville

1887-88           on leave

1888-89           Athens

1889-90           Worcester and superintendent, Oneonta District

1890-91           superintendent, Oneonta District

 

Note:  Thomas P. Halstead id the son of Henry Halstead.  A brief biography of Thomas P. Halstead appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 191.

 


HAMPTON, LYNN J.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Sybil _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1953    admitted on trial, West Virginia Conference

1955    ordained deacon

1958    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1953-55           student, West Virginia Wesleyan

1955-58           student, Drew Theological Seminary

                             1955-58  Mehoopa , Wyoming Conference

1958-62           (West Virginia Conference)

1962                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1962-66           Unadilla 

1966-69           Apalachin 

1969-75           Castle Creek 

1975-85           Dorranceton

1985                retired

    2010  transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 


 

HANLEY, PATRICIA E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2005    license, recommended by Equinunk Union

 

Interment:

Obit:

2005-08           Union Dale (beginning 12/19/2005)

2008-10           Lake Como

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Patricia E. Hanley served as a local preacher.


 

HANMER, C.O.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1875                located

 


 

HANSON, LINDA LEE

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1990    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

 

1990-01           minister of music, Charlottesville VA Westminster Presbyterian

 

Note: Linda Lee Hanson served as a diaconal minister.

 


 

HANTON, BENJAMIN R.

 

Born: 4-6-1866 Reedham, England                            married: Anna Bella Jurisch

Died: 10-22-1951                                                        obit:

 

1882    exhorter’s license, Reedham Primitive Methodist Church

1882    local preacher’s license, Reedham Primitive Methodist Church

1889    local preacher’s license, Scranton Hampton Street

1897    ordained local deacon

1898    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1952, 1154

 

1895-97           Glen Lyon

1897-99           Lackawaxen

1899-04           Wallsville

1904-06           Jackson

1906-09           Hallstead

1909-13           Gibson and South Gibson

1913-16           Ariel

1916-20           Throop

1920-21           New Milford

1921-29           Scranton St. Paul’s

1929-36           Duyrea

1936-41           Askham – Sugar Notch

1941                retired

 

Note: Benjamin R. Hanton is the father of Marjorie Emma Hanton.  A biographical sketch of Benjamin R. Hanton appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 333.

 


 

HANTON, MARJORIE EMMA

 

Born: 4-12-1905  Jackson PA                                     married:

Died: 7-7-2000  Tunkhannock PA                              obit:

 

1941    ordained deacon, Troy Conference

1953    ordained elder, Troy Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 2001, 191

 

1931                home missionary, Community Center in Hazleton PA

                        home missionary, Unity Mission in Berwick PA

                        girls’ dormitory supervisor, Wood Junior College in Mathiston MS

                        community center and mission church, Barree VT

                        transfer to Central Pennsylvania Conference

1956-58           Alum Bank

1958-59           director, Shawnee Rural Group Work

                        transfer to Wyoming Conference

                        superintendent, Elizabeth Church Manor in Binghamton NY

                        South Auburn

1972                retired

 

Note: Marjorie Emma Hanton is the daughter of Benjamin R. Hanton.  She worked as a deaconess, but also served congregations.  See Maser’s 1969 Methodism in Central Pennsylvania, pages 297 and 363.

 


 

HARD, MANLEY SYLVESTER

                                  

Born: 10-4-1839  Penfield NY                                   married: Celia Adelaide Stowell
Died: 2-12-1903  Philadelphia PA                              obit: Wyoming Conference 1915,97

 

1861    exhorter’s license

1862    1ocal pastor’s license

1864    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: Floral Park Cemetery, Binghamton NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1903, 109

 

1865-67           Morrisville

1867-69           Clinton

1869                transfer to Central New York Conference by boundary change

1869-70           Clinton

1870-72           Ilion

1873-76           Syracuse Centenary

1876-78           Ithaca Aurora Street

1878-81           superintendent, Elmira District

1881-84           Elmira Hedding

1884-86           Canandaigua

1886                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1886-91           Binghamton Centenary

1891-93           superintendent, Wyoming District

1893-03           assistant corresponding secretary, Church Extension Society

 

Note:  Manley Sylvester Hard is the son of Amos Hard (1812-1877) of the Genesee Conference, and a brother to Clark Pettingill Hard (1846-1925) of the Illinois Conference.  In appreciation for his work in church extension, the 1903 Wyoming Conference voted to erect a church in West Binghamton to be known as the Hartwell-Hard Memorial Church.  A brief biography of Manley Sylvester Hard appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 189.

 


 

HARDING, ADDISON F.

 

Born: 5-25-1823  Gibson PA                                      married: Mary R. Wentz

Died: 1-17-1905  Great Bend PA                               obit: [d. 8/22/1879]

                                                                                    married2: Olive R. Cobb

1841    exhorter’s license                                            obit2: Wyoming Conference 1916, 119

1842    local preacher’s license

1854    admitted on trial

1856    ordained deacon

1858    ordained elder

 

Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery, Great Bend PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1905, 113

 

1852-54           Union

1854-56           Conklin

1856-58           Windsor

1858-59           Lisle

1859-61           Page Brook

1861-62           Union

1862-63           Springville

1863-66           Rome

1866-67           Wyalusing

1867-69           Great Bend

1869-70           Hawleyton

1870-72           Barton

1872-74           Lanesboro

1874-76           Westville

1876-77           retired

1877-78           Hale's Eddy

1878-79           Masonville

1879-80           Harpursville

1880-81           Rush

1881-84           Fairdale

1884-86           Choconut Center

1886-88           Edmeston

1888                retired

 

Note: Addison F. Harding is a brother to Lowell B. Harding and an uncle to William L. Linnaberry.  A biographical sketch of Addison F. Harding appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 333.

 


 

HARDING, LOWELL B.

                 

Born: 9-29-1818  Medway MA                                  married: Harriet Ells

Died: 7-7-1901  Binghamton NY                               obit: [12/7/1827 – 3/28/1895]

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1854-55           Broome

 

Note:  Lowell Harding is a brother to Addison F. Harding.  He operated a business in Binghamton and served as a local preacher.

 


 

HARDING, MERRITT LYNDE

 

Born: 12-16-1874  Plains PA                                      married: Sarah M. Jopling

Died: 1-19-1918  Tunkhannock PA                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1964, 242

 

1906    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Tunkhannock PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1918, 117

 

1906-11           Wilkes-Barre St. Andrew

1911-17           Scranton Providence

1917-18           Tunkhannock

 


 

HARDING, OLU W.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial

?          ordained deacon

2005    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2000-02           Davenport 

2002-07           Vestal Calvary

2007-10           Oneonta   Elm Park

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference

 


 

HARDING, W. LEA

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

?          ordained deacon

1999    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1997-99           Campville 

1999-10           chaplain, Binghanton   Hilltop UM Home

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference

 


 

HARDMAN-ZIMMERMAN, JOHN H.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Susan Hardman

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          license, ICCC denomination

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1995-97           Equinunk, Wyoming Conference of the United Methodist Church

1997                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference of the United Methodist Church

1997-98           Equinunk

1998-02           Forest City

2002                discontinued, page 110

 

Note: John H. Hardman-Zimmerman is married to Susan Hardman-Zimmerman.


 

HARDMAN-ZIMMERMAN, SUSAN

 

Born:                                                                           married: John Zimmerman

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1989    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1989    ordained deacon

1993    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1989-91           student, Drew Theological Seminary

1991-95           Wyalusing

1995-99           Pleasant Mount

1999-02           on leave

2002-03           Forest City

2003-04           Forest City – Ararat

2004-05           on leave

2005-10           Taylor – Old Forge First        

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Susan Hardman-Zimmerman is married to John Hardman-Zimmerman.

 


 

HARNED, HENDERSON GAYLORD

 

Born: 8-1-1839  Luzerne County PA                         married: Abby A. Carter

Died: 1-19-1928                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1889, 84

                                                                                    married2: Mrs. Amy A. Coon Lewis

1862    exhorter’s license                                            obit2: Wyoming Conference 1942,393

1864    local preacher’s license, Mason City IL

1866    admitted on trial, Illinois Conference

1869    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1928, 133

 

1866-67           Middletown

1867-68           Meredosia

1868                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1868-69           Hawley

1869-71           Sterling

1871-72           Canaan

1872-73           agent, Bible Society of Wayne County PA

1873-74           Harford and South Gibson

1874-77           Springville

1877-79           Sidney Plains

1879-81           Fly Creek

1881-84           Hartwick

1884-86           Newton

1886-88           Meshoppen

1888-90           Carverton

1890-92           Parsons

1892-94           Damascus

1894-97           Salem

1897-98           Uniondale

1898-01           agent, Bible Society

1901-03           Maple Grove

1903-23           superintendent, Northeast Branch of the American Bible Society

1923                retired

 

Note: Henderson G. Harned is the father of Anna Harned Bailey, wife of Volney A. Bailey.  A biographical sketch of Henderson G. Harned appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 334.  The first husband of the second Mrs. Harned [nee Coon] was a Mr. A. Carver Lewis.

 


 

HARRING, JAMES L.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Doris

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1950    admitted on trial, East PA Conf EUB: recommended by MT. Carmel St. Paul’s

1950    ordained deacon

1955    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1950-52           student, Albright College

1952-55           student, United Theological Seminary

                             1952-55  Allentown Emmanuel

1955-62           Wilkes-Barre Salem

1962-70           Wilkes-Barre Albright

1970                transfer to Wyoming Conference by boundary change

1970-79           Wilkes-Barre Albright

1979-85           Wilkes-Barre Albright – Parrish Street

1985-86           sabbatical leave

1986-91           chaplain, Veterans Administration

1991                retired

    2010  transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 


 

HARRIS, ROBERT W.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Janet _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1957    admitted on trial, Philadelphia Conference: recommended by Sellers Memorial

1961    ordained deacon

1964    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1957-60           student, Western Maryland College

1960-63           student, Wesley Theological Seminary

                            1961-63  Philadelphia Faith

1963                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1963-65           New Berlin 

1965-68           Schenevus   (ending 8/30/1968)

1968-70           Alderson (beginning 9/1/1968)

1971-74           Greene 

1974-75           student

 1975-80          Lehman

1980-81           Hop Bottom

1981-83           Maplewood

1983-89           Susquehanna

1989-92           Scranton Embury

1992-96           Jermyn

1996-98           Enosburg Falls VT, Troy Conference (ending 2/28/1998)

1998                retired (beginning 3/1/1998)

    2010  transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Robert W. Harris is the son of Wallace H. Harris (1903-1967) of the Philadelphia Conference.

 


 

HARRIS, CHARLES W.     

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1829    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

1831    ordained deacon, Oneida Conference

1833    ordained elder, Oneida Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1829-30           Spencer

1830-31           Bridgewater [Springville] circuit

1831-32           Wyoming circuit

1832-33           Wyalusing

1833-34           South Canaan

1834-35           Barton

1835-37           Newfield

1837-38           Skaneateles

1838-39           Dryden

1840-42           Chenango

1842-44           Columbus

1844-45           Lebanon

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852                retired

    1856  located

 


 

HARRIS, SHARON

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2008    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2008-10           McClure  

 

Note: Sharon Harris served as a local preacher.

 


 

HARROUN, THOMAS

 

Born: 6-26-1825  Salina [Syracuse] NY                     married: Salina A. King

Died: 9-13-1907  Whitney’s Point NY                       obit: Wyoming Conference 1903, 114

 

1850    local preacher’s license

1852    admitted on trial

 

Interment: South Onandaga NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1908, 123

 

1850-52           Onondaga

1852-53           Lenox

1853-54           Nelson

1854-56           Fabius

1856-58           Marcellus

1858-60           Stockbridge

1860-62           Fabius

1862-63           Utica

1863-66           Ithaca

1866-69           Norwich

1869-73           superintendent, Chenango District

1873-76           Pittston

1876-79           Binghamton Main Street

1879-82           Honesdale

1882-85           Montrose

1885-88           Factoryville

1888-94           superintendent, Binghamton District

1894-97           Sayre

1897-98           Greene

1898-02           Sherburne

1902-04           Whitney's Point

1904                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Thomas Harroun appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 336.

 



HART, GEORGE C.

 

Born: 1837  England                                                   married: Mary Ann Walker

Died: 1919  Carbondale PA                                       obit: [1840-1916]

 

1864    admitted on trial, recommended by Honesdale

1866    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Brookside Cemetery, Carbondale PA

Obit:

 

1863-64           Lackawaxen

1864-67           South Canaan

1867-70           Waymart

1870-74           Beach Lake

1873-75           Bethany

1875                retired

 


 

HARTMANN, ALICE K.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Peter

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

 

?          license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1995-98           Hornbrook (beginning 10/1/1995)

1998-02           associate, Owego  

2002-08           Candor   McKendree and Germa  Hill   

2008-09           (not appointed)

2009                retired

 

Note: Alice K. Hartman served as a local preacher.

 


 

HARTSOCK, FRANK D.

 

Born: 9-28-1865  Buffalo Run PA                             married: Ruth Gray

Died: 4-9-1936  Columbia SC                                    obit: Wyoming Conference 1966, 291

 

1888    local preacher’s license, Williamsport Pine Street

1892    admitted on trial

1892    ordained deacon

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1936, 846

 

1887-90           student, Williamsport Dickinson Seminary

1890-91           student, Drew Theological Seminary

1891-94           Harford PA

1894-96           Edmeston

1896-99           Marathon

1899-01           Plains

1901-04           Mount Upton

1904-05

1905-10           Dunmore

1910-12           Scranton Simpson

1912-16           Carbondale

1916-22           superintendent, Scranton District

1922-25           Kingston

1925-30           Binghamton Chenango Street

1930-31           Endicott Central

1931-33           Dallas

1933                retired

 

Note: Frank D. Hartsock is a brother to H. Willis Hartsock (1877-1964) of the Central Pennsylvania Conference and a nephew to A. Jackson Hartsock (1832-1907) of the Allegheny Conference of the United Brethren Church.  A biographical sketch of Frank D. Hartsock appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 337.

 


 

HARTWELL, JOSEPH

                                  

Born: 9-22-1816  Summit NY                                    married: Sarah A. Peacock
Died: 11-13-1899  Binghamton NY                           obit: [1818 – 7/21/1848]

                                                                                    married2: Sarah Ann Irish Rood

1838    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference                        obit2: Wyoming Conference 1913, 123

 

Interment: Floral Park Cemetery, Binghamton NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1900, 111

 

1838-39           Otsego

1839-40           Otego

1840-41           Hamilton

1841-42           East Hamilton

1842-44           Fabius

1844-46           Stockbridge

1846-47           Sauquoit

1847-49           Utica State Street

1849-50           Skaneateles

1850-52           Homer

1852-53           superintendent, Auburn District

1853-54           agent, Northwestern University

1854-56           agent, Northwestern Church Extension Society

1856                transfer to Rock River Conference

1856-57           Aurora

1857-58           “in the East”

1858-59           Woodstock

1859-61           on leave

1861-62           Rockford First

1862-64           superintendent of missions, Liverpool England

1864-65           Sterling

1865-67           Kankakee

1867-68           Morris

1868-69           Chicago State Street

1869-72           located

1872                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1872-73           LeRoy

1873-76           Binghamton High Street

1876-77           Schenevus

1877-79           on leave

1879                retired

 

Note:  The middle initial of the second Mrs. Hartwell, nee Irish, is given in the conference obituary as J; she was the widow of a Mr. Edwin Hayden Rood.  In appreciation for his work in church extension, the 1903 Wyoming Conference voted to erect a church in West Binghamton to be known as the Hartwell-Hard Memorial Church.  A brief biography of Joseph Hartwell appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 192.

 


 

HARVEY, CASSIUS HOMER    

 

Born:                                                                           married: Cordelia Hubbard

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1839    admitted on trial, Troy Conference

1841    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

1843    ordained deacon, Oneida Conference

1845    ordained elder, Oneida Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1839-40           Brandon VT

1840                discontinued

1841                “transfer” to Oneida Conference

1841-42           Fabius

1842-44           Hamilton

1844-46           Cooperstown

1846-48           Cherry Valley

1848-50           Ames

1850-51           Honesdale

1851-52           Wyoming

1852                charter member of Wyoming Conference

1852                suspended, page 3

                        entered the Baptist ministry in New York City

1871-73           First Baptist, Sharon PA

 

Note: Cassius H. Harvey is the author of the 1877 book: The Great Messiah, or, A life of Christ: compiled out of His inspired biographies, and translated into rhymic verse.

 


 

HARVEY, MARK K.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1970    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

?          ordained deacon

1975    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1970-74           student

1974-05           ministry, Boston MA Jazz Arts Community

2005                retired

    2010  charter member of Upper New York Conference

 

Note: Mark Harvey is a nephew to Earl V. Tolley, his mother Marjorie being Earl’s sister.


 

HARWOOD, THOMAS C.

 

Born: 12-23-1865  Salem NY                                     married:

Died: 7-7-1941  Alderson PA                                     obit: Wyoming Conference

                                                                                    married2: Frances Young

1887    admitted on trial, Troy Conference                            obit2:

ordained

 

Interment: Birchardville PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1942, 386

 

                        Brainard First

                        Troy First

                        Albany Grace

                        Canajoharie First

1906                retired due to ill health

1918-21           Baptist Church, Birchardville PA

1921                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference

1921-24           Alderson

1924-34           Askam – Sugar Notch

1934                retired to Montrose PA

 

Note: Thomas C. Harwood is the son of Thomas W. Harwood (1827-1902) of the Troy Conference, and the grandson of Rev. John Harwood of Nottingham England.

 


 

HASBROUCK, GLENN F.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Joan _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1995    license

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1995-01           Plymouth NY (beginning 10/1/1995)

 

Note: Glenn F. Hasbrouck served as a local preacher.

 


 

HATHAWAY, G.E.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1878                located

 


 

HAVENS, L. BRADLEY

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

?          ordained deacon

1945    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1941-42           Lanesville IN, Indiana Conference

1942-43           Almonesson NJ, New Jersey Conference

1943-46           Montdale

1946-50           Lake Ariel

1950-57           Dunmore

1957-63           Binghamton   Boulevard

1963-70           Endicott Central

1970-71           sabbatical leave

1971-74           Windsor 

1974-78           Binghamton   High Street

1978-81           Binghamton   Ogden

1981                retired

                            2010  charter member of Upper New York Conference

 

Note: L. Bradley Havens is the son of Reeves C. Havens Sr., and a brother to Reeves C. Havens Jr. (1916-2010) of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference and Robert W. Havens of the Minnesota Conference.

 


 

HAVENS, REEVES CLARE SR.

 

Born: 12-29-1891                                                        married: Helen May Bradley

Died: 8-21-1978                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1973, 290

 

1914    license

1929    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Vestal Hills Memorial Park, Vestal NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1979, 252

 

1914-15           Danby

1925-28           Courtdale

1928-32           CourtdaleLarksville

1932-33           associate, Binghamton Boulevard

1933-39           Vestal

1939-42           associate Binghamton Boulevard

1942-52           Duryea

1952-58           Ashley

1958                retired

    1959-66  Warren Center

 

Note: Reeves C. Havens Sr. is the father of L. Bradley Havens, and of Reeves C. Havens Jr. (1916-2010) of the Eastern Pennsylvania  Conference and Robert W. Havens of the Minnesota Conference.

 


 

HAWKE, RUSSELL J.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Ann _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1938    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1938    ordained deacon

1940    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1938-40           Edmeston

1940-43           New Milford

1943-53           Binghamton Ogden

1953-59           superintendent, Scranton District

1959-63           Endicott Central

1963-76           director, Homes for the Aging

1976                retired

 


 

HAWLEY, JOSEPH WILLIS

 

Born: 5-31-1875  Benton PA                                      married: Harriet Helen Ransom [7/10/1907]

Died: 9-20-1956  Tampa FL                                       obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1907-18           M.E. missionary to China

1918-19           YMCA Training Camp for War Work, Travis TX

1919-               Foreign Survey Division, Inter-Church World Movement  

 

Note: J. Willis Hawley is the son of Nelson J. Hawley.

 



HAWLEY, MARY ALICE

 

Born:                                                                           married: Leslie Hawley

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial

?          ordained deacon

?          ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2009-10           chaplain, Exodus Ministries

 

Note: Mary Alice Hawley is ordained outside the Wyoming Conference.

 


 

HAWLEY, NELSON JOSEPH

 

Born: 9-14-1841  Brooklyn PA                                  married: Harriet M. Tiffany

Died: 8-11-1925  Williamsport PA                             obit: Wyoming Conference 1917, 126

 

1868    exhorter’s license

1868    local preacher’s license

1870    admitted on trial

1873    ordained deacon

1875    ordained elder

 

Interment: Tower Cemetery, Lenox PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1926, 136

 

1870-73           Plainsville

1873-76           North Abington

1876-78           New Berlin NY

1878-80           Afton

1880-81           Lackawanna

1881-84           on leave

1884-85           Harpursville

1885-86           Harpursville and Nineveh

1886-89           on leave

1889                transfer to St. John’s River Conference

1889-95           in Florida

1895                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1895-96           Trucksville

1896-97           Shavertown

1897-00           Askam

1900                retired

 

Note: Nelson J. Hawley is the father of Joseph Willis Hawley and of Methodist medical missionary to China Grace Eugenia Hawley Barlow (1879-1966), wife of missionary Dr. Claude Herman Barlow (1876-1969).  Mrs. Hawley is a second cousin to Cortland P. Tiffany.  A biographical sketch of Nelson J. Hawley appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 338.

 


 

HAWXHURST, PHINEAS RICE

 

Born: 10-24-1837  Ellenville NY                                married: Kate H. McEwen

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1863    admitted on trial, New York Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1863-66           New Paltz

1866-68           Chester

1868-71           Pleasantville

1871-73           Hudson

1873-76           Poughkeepsie Cannon Street

1876-77           White Plains Memorial

18787-81         superintendent, Ellenville District

1881-84           Yonkers Central

1884-85           New York City Asbury

1885-87           Phoenicia

1887-89           Yorktown

1889                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1889-82           Owego

1892-94           Montrose

1894-95           Scranton Park Place

1895                located, page 52

 

Note: In 1897 Phineas R. Hawxhurst is living in Brooklyn NY and working as a clerk.

 


 

HAYES, ADDISON WILBUR

 

Born: 12-13-1850  Penfield OH                                 married: Julia Elizabeth Brooker

Died: 3-12-1923                                                          obit: Newark Conference 1926, 245

 

1872    local preacher’s license

1878    admitted on trial, Genesee Conference

1878    ordained deacon, Genesee Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Newark Conference 1923, 289

 

1872-75           student, Berea College

                             1872-75  Wakeman OH

1875-77           student, Oberlin College

                             1875-77  Pittsfield OH

1877-78           student, Boston University School of Theology

                             1877-78  Falmouth MA

1878-81           Oakfield

1881-82           Kendall

1882-85           Honeoye Falls

1885-90           Rochester Cornhill

1890-95           Buffalo Plymouth

1895-99           Rochester Asbury

1899                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1899-07           Binghamton Tabernacle

1907                transfer to Newark Conference, page 74

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Addison W. Hayes appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 338.

 


 

HAYES, CHARLES HENRY

 

Born:  11-28-1846  Guilford NY                                married: Mattie Dickinson

Died: 1-13-1928                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1920, 117

 

1875    exhorter’s license

1876    local preacher’s license

1878    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1928, 144

 

1878-81           Ouaquaga

1881-82           Union

1882-85           Sidney Center

1885-88           Unadilla

1888-92           Otego

1892-93           Scranton Hampton Street

1893-95           Union

1895-96           on leave

1896                superintendent, Binghamton District (4/1 to 4/9)

1896-98           Dunmore

1898-04           superintendent, Chenango District

1904-06           Scranton Providence

1906-10           Wilkes-Barre Derr Memorial

1910-12           on leave

1912                retired

 

Note: Charles H. Hayes is a brother to Leroy C. Hayes.  A biographical sketch of Charles H. Hayes appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 339.

 


 

HAYES, LEROY C.

 

Born:  1-11-1845                                                         married: Sylvia Bowen [5/12/1869]

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1869    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:   

 

1869-70           Sidney Plains

 

Note: This surname is sometimes given as HAYS.  Leroy C. Hayes is a brother to Charles H. Hayes.  He went on to become a distinguished school commissioner in Chenango County.

 


 

HEAFIELD, SUSAN

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial

?          ordained deacon

?          ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2009-10           Paupack

2010                “transfer” to Upper New York Conference

 

Note: Susan Heafield is a member of the New England Conference.

 


 

HEISS, STEPHEN R.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1974    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1976    ordained deacon

1978    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

197476            student

1976-78           Schenevus 

1978-84           Endicott Central

1984-88           Clarks Green

1988-96           Norwich 

1996-97           sabbatical leave

1997-00           Oneonta   Elm Park

2000-10           Binghamton   Tabernacle

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference

 


 

HELMS, ELMER ELSWORTH

 

Born: 11-8-1863  Hardin OH                                     married: Ora Ella Hoy [7/26/1888]

Died: 3-1-1955  Los Angeles CA                               obit: [1866-5/12/1894]

                                                                                    married2: Lois Stanbro [10/2/1899]

1886    local preachers license                                     obit2: [1872-11/26/1951]

1891    admitted on trial, Genesee Conference

            ordained deacon, Genesee Conference

            ordained elder, Genesee Conference

 

Interment: Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale CA

Obit: Southern California – Arizona Conference 1955, 301

 

1891-94           Smethport PA

1894-95           Arcade

1895-96           Buffalo Central Park

1896-97           assistant, Buffalo Plymouth

1897-99           Springville

1899-02           Buffalo Central Park

1902-05           Buffalo Linwood Avenue

1905-11           Buffalo Plymouth

1911                transfer to Wyoming Conference

1911-16           Wilkes-Barre Central

1916                transfer to Philadelphia Conference

1916-21           Philadelphia Calvary

1921                transfer to Southern California Conference

                        Los Angeles First

 

Note: Elmer E. Helms is the author of several books – including The Gate to the Gospel (1913), The Living Bread: and other communion addresses (1930), The Religion of the Presidents (1925), Forgotten Stories (1927), The Gospel of the Mediterranean (1930), Life Stories (1937), God in History (n.d.), Men Who Made and Marred History: studies in Biblical biography (n.d.).  He is the namesake of Helms Hall at Westwood UMC in Los Angeles, which congregation he helped to organize.

 


 

HENRY, CLINTON BROOKS

 

Born: 5-26-1864  White Haven PA                            married: Valara Emma Edwards

Died: 5-16-1932                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1952, 1161

 

1888    local preacher’s license. Wilkes-Barre Central

1893    ordained local deacon

1895    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Evergreen Cemetery, Shavertown PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1933, 157

 

1892                general secretary, YMCA at Kingston PA

1892-95           New York City missions

                              assistant, NYC Allen Street Memorial    

                              assistant, NYC Cornell Memorial

1895-00           Alderson

1900-03           Taylor

1903-06           Luzerne

1906-11           Scranton Court Street

1911-13           Binghamton Fairview

1913-15           Sayre

1915-16           Clark’s Summit

1916-17           Jermyn

1917-22           Worcester-Decatur

1922-23           field agent, Lord’s Day Alliance

1923-25           Harpursville

1925-28           Portlandville

1928-29           on leave

1929                retired

                              1930-31  Laflin

 

Note: Clinton B. Henry is the father of Neal D. Henry and of Clinton Edwards Henry (1898-?) of the Northern New York Conference [C.E. Henry left the ministry in 1936 and his fate is unknown].  A biographical sketch of Clinton B. Henry appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 341.

 


 

HENRY, NEAL D.

 

Born: 1901 or 1902                                                     married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1931-33           Maple Grove

 

Note: Neal D. Henry is the son of Clinton B. Henry and a brother to Clinton E. Henry (1898-) of the Northern New York Conference.  He served as a local preacher

 


 

HERDMAN. EUGENE C.

                                  

Born: 12-6-1845  Westford NY                                 married: Amanda M. Preston
Died: 1-7-1882  Westford NY                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1885, 59

 

1876    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:  Worcester NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1882, 47

 

1875-77           Unadilla

1877-78           Otego

1878-81           Schenevus

1881                on leave for health reasons

 

Note:  A brief biography of Eugene C. Herdman appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 194.

 


 

HERRALA, ROBERT J.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1985    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1985    ordained deacon

1987    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1971-85           Edmeston  

1985-92           Ashley

1992-04           West Pittston

2004-10           Mountaintop Christ

 


 

HERRON, J. DANIEL

 

Born:                                                                           married: Mary

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1958    license, recommended by Duryea

1968    ordained deacon

1970    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1958-61           McDonough 

1961-63           Sidney Center 

1963-65           Schenevus 

1965-67           New Berlin   (ending 8/1967)

1967-71           Springville (beginning 8/1967 and ending 9/1979)

1979-83           Montrose (beginning 9/1979)

1983-90           Lake Winola

1990-91           South Montrose

1991-92           Nicholson

1992                retired

                            1993-94  Meshoppen (beginning 1/1/1993)

                            1994-02  Eatonville

                            2002-04  Meshoppen

                            2004-05  Russell Hill

                            2006-08  Loyalville

    2010       transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 


 

HESTER, THOMAS

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2008-10           Choconut Center 

2010                charter member of Upper New York Conference

 

Note: Thomas Hester served as a local preacher.

 


 

HEWITT, JASPER W.

                                  

Born: 5-20-1816  Bethlehem NY                               married: Clarissa J. Wright
Died: 11-19-1899  Candor NY                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1905, 120

 

1842    exhorter’s license

1844    local preacher’s license

1848    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

1862    ordained deacom

 

Interment: Maple Grove Cemetery, Candor NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1900, 113

 

1848-50           Virgil

1850-52           Flemingville

1852                charter member of the Wyoming Conference

1852-54           Barton

1854-56           Tioga

1856-58           Flemingville

1858-59           located

1859-61           Litchfield

1861-63           Mehoopany

1863-65           Sanford

1865-68           Lanesboro

1868-71           Bethany

1871-72           Slaterville

1872-75           Whitney’s Point and Triangle

1875076          New Milford

1876-78           Kirkwood

1878-80           Lanesboro

1880-83           Union Center

1883-86           Franklin Forks

1886                retired

 

Note:  A brief biography of Jasper W. Hewitt appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 195.

 


 

HIGH, EDGAR M.

                                  

Born: 1816  Greenville NY                                         married:
Died: 10-16-1873  West Danby NY                           obit: [d c1837]

                                                                                    married2: Lucinda McEwin

1842    admitted on trial, Genesee Conference          obit2: Wyoming Conference 1902, 102

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1874,40

 

1842-43           Livingston

1843-68           Wesleyan Church

1868                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church

1868-69           Skinner’s Eddy

1860-71           Factoryville

1871-73           Windham

1873                Berkshire

 

Note:  A brief biography of Edgar M. High appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 196.

 


 

HIGHFIELD, WILLIAM A.

 

Born: 11-1-1929  Scranton PA                                   married: Carol Louise Adams
Died: 5-18-2009  Herkimer NY                                  obit:

 

1952    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1953    ordained deacon

1954    ordained elder

 

Interment: Hartwick Seminary Cemetery, Cooperstown NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 2009, 233

 

1951-53           Harford – Harford Mills (beginning 4/8/1951)

1953-58           Springville – Dimock

1958-61           Cooperstown (ending 11/4/1961)

1961-67           Mountaintop Christ (beginning 11/4/1961)

1967-69           Endicott St. Paul’s

1969-72           Binghamton Chenango Street (ending 12/31/1971)

1972-85           Clarks Summit (beginning 1/1/1972)

1985-92           Vestal

1992                retired

                            1992-01  Burlington Flats

 


 

HILL, JOHN H.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Emily

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

?          admitted on trial

?          ordained deacon

?          ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2008-09           New Berlin 

2009-10           Franklin   – Treadwell 

2010                “transfer” to Upper New York Conference

 

Note: John H. Hill served in the Wyoming Conference as a retired elder in the New York Conference.

 


 

HILL, SAMUEL H.

                                  

Born: 3-16-1820  Brookfield NY                               married: Laura A. Nash
Died: 9-1-1881  Schenevus NY                                  obit: [8/7/1820 – 1/13/1905]

 

1854    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: Westford NY
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1882, 43

 

1854-55           Warren

1855-56           Litchfield

1856-57           Jordanville

1857-59           Exeter

1859-61           Westville

1861-62           Westford and Schenevus

1862-64           Otego

1864-65           Middlefield

1865-67           Edmeston

1867-69           Starkville

1869                transfer to Wyoming Conference by boundary change

1869-71           Brookfield

1871-72           Decatur

1872-73           Sidney Plains

1873-74           Westville

1874-75           on leave

1875                retired

 

Note:  A brief biography of Samuel H. Hill appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 196.

 


 

HILL, WILLIAM JAMES

 

Born: 5-12-1843  Rio De Janeiro, Brazil                    married: Elizabeth Sowden

Died: 5-24-1941                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1944, 852

 

1860    local preacher’s license, Wesleyan Church

1862    license, Primitive Methodist Church

 

Interment: Riverhurst Cemetery, Endicott NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1942, 387

 

1862-64           Loughborough, England

1864-66           Liskard, England

1866-68           Pembroke, South Wales

1869                came to America, helped organize the ME church in Jermyn

1871-73           Forty Fort, Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1873                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1873-76           Plains

1876-79           Peckville

1879-81           North Abington

1881-84           Nanticoke

1884-87           Tunkhannock

1887-91           Pittston

1891-94           Binghamton Chenango Street

1894-97           Lestershire

1897-99           Sidney

1899-05           Wilkes-Barre Derr Memorial

1905-07           Alderson

1907-08           Waverly NY

1908-10           Oakland

1910                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of William J. Hill appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 340.

 


 

HILLER, FREDERICK LAVERS

 

Born: 1-27-1828  Dover, England                              married: Margaret E. Wentz [7/24/1851]

Died: 1904                                                                  obit: [1827/28 – 1917]

 

1859    admitted on trial

1861    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton NY

Obit:

 

1859-60           Lanesboro

1860-62           Maine

1862-64           U.S. Army

1864-65           Broome

1865-66           Hyde Park

1866-69           Abington [Waverly PA]

1869-72           Hyde Park

1872-73           agent, ?

1873-74           Oxford

1874-77           Wilkes-Barre Ross Street

1877-80           Wyoming

1880-84           superintendent, Otsego District

1884-85           Milford

1885-86           on leave

1886                located, page 35

                        entered the Presbyterian ministry

 

Note: Fred L. Hiller is a brother to William M. Hiller and the father of Will H. Hiller.  His daughter Fredericka married John F. Wilber’s son George E.

 


 

HILLER, WILL H.

 

Born: 11-20-1854  Binghamton NY                           married: Frances Mae Jones

Died: 3-14-1926  Scranton PA                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1940, 823

 

exhorter’s license local preacher’s license license

ordained

 

Interment: Hanover Cemetery, Hanover Green PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1926, 141

 

1885-87           Beach Lake

1887-92           Uniondale and Dundaff

1892-97           Parsons

1897-04           Wilkes-Barre Parrish Street

1904-15           Honesdale

1915-19           Owego

1919-26           Scranton Embury

 

Note: Will H. Hiller is the son of Fred L. Hiller and a nephew to William M. Hiller.  A biographical sketch of Will H. Hiller appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 341.

 


 

HILLER, WILLIAM MOWLL

 

Born: 8-13-1835  Dover, England                              married: Oresta L. Burdick

Died: 2-16-1912  Factoryville PA                              obit: Wyoming Conference 1902, 100

                                                                                    married2: Martha Pike

1861    admitted on trial                                             obit2: Wyoming Conference 1930, 357

1865    re-admitted on trial, recommended by Broome

 

Interment: Carbondale Cemetery, Carbondale PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1912, 129

 

1859-60           Liverpool North, Wesleyan Church in England

1860-61           assistant, Springville

1861-62           Union

1862-65           U.S. Army

1865-67           Shepherd's Creek

1867-69           Athens and Litchfield

1869-72           Edmeston

1872-74           Butternuts

1874-77           Otego

1877-80           Cooperstown

1880-83           Carbondale

1883-87           superintendent, Honesdale District

1887-89           Owego

1889-92           Ashley

1892-96           Tunkhannock

1896-98           Susquehanna

1898-01           Factoryville

1901-02           Parsons

1902                retired

 

Note: William M. Hiller (his mother was a Breckenridge) is a nephew of Edward W. Breckenridge, a brother of Fred L. Hiller, and an uncle to Will H. Hiller.  A biographical sketch of William M. Hiller appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 343.

 


 

HINKLEY, DAVID L.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1983    license

1993    ordained local deacon

 

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1983-87           Carley Brook

1987-94           Fairdale

1994-02           Meshoppen

2002                retired

    2010  transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: David L Hinkley served as a local preacher.

 


 

HIORNS, RICHARD

                                  

Born: 7-27-1831  Edmonton England                                    married: Clarisse Leontine Laurent
Died: 10-24-1901  Scranton PA                                 obit: [d. 11/?/1864]

                                                                                    married2: Emily Frances Beecher

1867    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference        obit2: Wyoming Conference 1916, 119

 

Interment:  Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1902, 99

 

1866-68           Flemingville

1868-69           Newport

1869-70           Barton

1870-72           Plumouth NY

1872-74           Danby

1874-76           Jermyn

1876-78           Narrowsburg

1878-79           Thompson

1879-81           Berkshire

1882-85           Peckville

1885-86           Yatesville

1886                retired

 

Note:  A brief biography of Richard Hiorns appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 197.

 


 

HIPES, ANTHONY G.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Judy _____

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1996    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1998    ordained deacon

2002    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1996-99           Damascus

1999-04           Afton 

2004-10           Binghamton   Boulevard

2010                charter member Upper New York Conference

 


 

HOAG. CLAYTON W., SR.

 

Born: 6-17-1906  Dushore PA                                    married: Gertrude E. Rogers

Died: 4-27-2005  Johnson City NY                            obit: Wyoming Conference 2001, 194

 

1930    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1932    ordained deacon

1936    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 2005, 195

 

1930                Castle Creek

1930-34           student, Colgate University

                            1930-34  Smyrna – North Norwich

1934-36           Endwell

1936-38           Jermyn

1938-42           Ogden – Hillcrest

1942-44           Trucksville

1944-48           Unadilla

1948-60           Binghamton Fairview

1960-65           Oneonta First

1965-71           superintendent, Scranton District

1971                retired

                            1972  Binghamton Fairview (4 months)

 


 

HOCKENBURY, HOWARD E.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Carol

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1964    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference: recommended by Forty Fort

1964    ordained deacon

1966    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1964-66           student, Crozier Theological Seminary

                            1964-65  Thornhurst

                            1965-66 Center Moreland

1966-68           Center Moreland

1968-71           Nicholson

1971-77           Oneonta   Elm Park

1977-85           Nimmonsburg 

1985-89           Endicott First

1989-95           Athens

1995-99           Binghamton Fairview

1999                retired

    2010  transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 


 

HODGE, JAMES     

 

Born: 7-5-1795  Albany NY                                       married: Keturah Ransom [3/25/1830]

Died: 11-5-1863  LeRaysville PA                              obit: [4/26/1801 – 11/21/1862]

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1830-31           Pike circuit [LeRaysville]

 

Note: James Hodge lived in LeRaysville and served as a local preacher.

 


 

HOGAN, JAMES C.

 

Born: 8-?-1861  NY                                                    married: Abbie Falkner [1887]

Died: 3-16-1928  Allentown PA                                obit: [b 5/?/1862]

 

1887    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1887-90           Mountain Top

1890-91           Yatesville

1891-92           Sherburne       

1892-95           Forest City

1895-96           Rush (either did not report, or did not finish the year)

1896-97           New Milford

1897                withdrew

 

Note: Prior to being admitted on trial, James C. Hogan is listed as a local preacher residing in Waymart, Wayne County PA.  After leaving the Conference, he served as a pastor in Baltimore and became involved in politics.  He was living in Monroe NY at the time of his death, which occurred while visiting his daughter and son-in-law in PA.


 

HOLBROOK, PHILIP

                                  

Born: 9-16-1824  Timsbury England                          married: Sarah Jane _____
Died: 6-2-1901                                                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1907, 116

 

1856    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1858    ordained deacon

1861    ordained elder

 

Interment: Lynn PA
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1902, 95

 

1856-57           Newton

1857-59           Lehman

1859-61           Northmoreland

1861-63           Kirkwood

1863-64           Harpursville

1864-66           Vestal

1866-68           Caroline

1868-70           North Danby

1870-72           Brooklyn

1872-75           Rome

1875-77           LeRaysville

1877-80           Springville

1880-81           Fairdale

1881-84           Jackson

1884-97           Hawleyton

1887-90           Herrick Center

1890-92           North Abington

1892                retired

 

Note:  Philip Holbrook is the father of _____ Holbrook Chappell, missionary to Japan.  A brief biography of Philip Holbrook appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 198.

 


 

HOLLAND, ARTHUR S.       

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1887    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1887-88           Willett

1888-90           Garattsville

1890-91           Wells Bridge

1891-92           West Nicholson

1892                located



 

HOMAN. ROBERT

 

Born: 11-20-1854  Binghamton NY                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference

 

Note: Robert Homan in the son of Samuel Homan.  He reportedly served briefly in the Wyoming Conference.

 


 

HOMAN, SAMUEL

 

Born: 9-13-1832  Berks County PA                           married: Annie E. Bortree

Died: 12-20-1909                                                        obit: Wyoming Conference 1887, 73

                                                                                    married2: Mrs. Elizabeth (King) Holden

                                                                                    obit2:Wyoming Conference 1923, 140

1855    license, Pennsylvania Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church

1857    ordained deacon

 

Interment: Salem Cemetery, Hamlin PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1910, 127

 

1856-76           Methodist Protestant Church

1876                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church

1876-77           Edmeston

1877-79           Middlefield

1879-82           SidneyCenter

1882-84           Windsor

1884-86           Waymart

1886-88           Salem

1888-90           Chenango Forks

1890-93           Clifford

1893-95           Betyhany

1895-99           Jackson

1899-01           Foster

1901                retired

 

Note: Samuel Homan is the father of Robert Homan.  A biographical sketch of Samuel Homan appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 344.

 


 

HOOD, ANDREW W.

                                  

Born: 8-18-1850  Quebec Canada                              married: Carrie E. Marks
Died: 1-1-1883  Athens PA                                        obit:

 

1876    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: 
Obit: Wyoming Conference 1883, 53

 

1875-76           Nanticoke

1876-77           West Nicholson

1877-79           Rush

1879-80           Triangle

1880-83           Athens

 

Note:  A brief biography of Andrew W. Hood appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 199.

 


HORLACHER, LORI.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

2009    license, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

2008-09           Loyalville (beginning 3/1/2009)

2009-10           Tompkinsville

2010                transfer to Susquehanna Conference by boundary change

 

Note: Lori Horlacher served as a local preacher.

 


 

HOUCK, PHILIP

 

Born: 9-11-1843  Flicksville PA                                 married: Phoebe Gulick

Died: 6-25-1929                                                          obit: Wyoming Conference 1934, 400

 

1873    exhorter’s license

1877    local preacher’s license

1877    admitted on trial

 

Interment: St. John’s reformed Cemetery, Bangor PA

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1930, 354

 

1876-78           Stoddartsville

1878-81           Maple Grove

1881-83           Hanover

1883-85           Dalesville and Union

1885-86           Herrick Center

1886-91           Bethany

1891-94           Salem

1894-95           Clifford

1895-96           Carley Brook

1896-98           Mountain Top

1898-99           West Nanticoke

1899-01           Shavertown

1901-02           Falls

1902-07           Hawleyton

1907-08           Foster

1908                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Philip Houck appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 345.

 


 

HOVEY, LUKE W.

 

Born: 5-26-1894  Guilford NY                                   married: Pearl Warn

Died: 12-27-1956                                                        obit: Wyoming Conference 1976,228

 

1921    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1957, 562

 

1921-22           North Sanford – Sanford

1922-23           student. Drew Theological Seminary

1923-24           Heart Lake

1924-26           Danby – South Danby

1926-31           Maine

1931-38           Avoca – Yatesville

1938-43           Candor

1943-47           Whitney Point

1947-53           Otego

1953-56           Newark Valley

 

 

 

Note: Luke W. Hovey is, through his daughter Elizabeth, the grandfather of Roger G. Richards.



 

HOWARD, LORING PHELPS

 

Born: 8-20-1846  Danby NY                                      married: Emily Augusta Barden

Died: 9-3-1921                                                            obit: Wyoming Conference 1914, 115

 

1879    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Spencer NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1922, 125

 

1878-81           Litchfield

1881-84           Harford

1884-87           Orwell

1887-91           Spencer

1891-95           Windham

1895-99           Danby

1899-04           Hornbrook

1904-09           on leave

1909                retired

 

Note: A biographical sketch of Loring P. Howard appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 346.

 


 

HUBBARD, THEODORE I.

 

Born: 8-6-1910                                                                        married: E. Carmel Crispel

Died: 12-24-2001                                                                    obit: [1915 - ]

 

1936    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1938    ordained deacon, Wyoming Conference

?          ordained elder, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment: Riverhurst Cemetery, Endwell NY

Obit: [none]

 

1935-36           West Davenport – Fergusonville

1936-37           Davenport

1937-41           New Berlin

1941-44           Hawleyton

1944-45           Apalachin – Warren Center

1945-47           Chenango Bridge

1947-48           sabbatical

1948-50           Thompson

1950-52           Lake Ariel

1952-59           Scranton Embury

1959-68           Carbondale

1968-72           Wilkes-Barre Firwood

1972-76           Waverly NY

1976                retired

 

Note: Mrs. Hubbard is the daughter of Floyd S. Crispel.



 

HUDSON, BRYANT T.

 

Born:                                                                           married: Audrey

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1980    admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

1982    ordained deacon

1986    ordained elder

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1980-81           Old Forge Stewart Memorial

1981-85           Old Forge Stewart Memorial – Moosic

1985-89           director of pastoral care, Homes for the Aging

1989-97           Apalachin Park Terrace

1997                retired

                            1996-99  chaplain, Elizabeth Church Manor (beginning 10/6/1996)

                            2000       Lounsberry (1/3 – 6/30)

    2000-02  associate, Endwell (beginning 9/1/2000)

    2010       charter member Upper New York Conference

 


 

HUGHES, MICHAEL D.

 

Born:                                                                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1979-80           Hornbrook

1982-87           Rome – North Orwell

1987-90           Maine Federated (ending 9/15/1990)

1990-92           Warren Center (beginning 9/15/1990)

1992                “transferred” to Presbyterian Church (9/1/1992)

1992-               Providence Presbyterian, Scranton PA (beginning 9/1/1992)

-2011               First Presbyterian, Towanda PA

 


 

HUMPHREY, JOHN

 

Born: 2-12-1872  London, England                           married:

Died:                                                                           obit:

 

1892    local preacher’s license

1896    admitted on trial

 

Interment:

Obit:

 

1894-95           Carverton

1895-97           Noxen

1897-99           Moosic

1899-02           McClure

1902-03           “abroad”

1903                transfer to Genesee Conference

1903-04           West Sparta

1904-06           Kendall

1906-09           Kanona

1909-11           Elkland and Osceola PA

 


 

HUNT, SIDNEY EGGLESTON

 

Born: 3-17-1871  Guilford NY                                   married: Retta Chaffee

Died: 8-11-1959  Unadilla NY                                   obit: Wyoming Conference 1962, 228

 

1893    local preacher’s license, Ithaca

1895    admitted on trial

 

Interment: Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Unadilla NY

Obit: Wyoming Conference 1960, 254

 

1893-94           West Danby

1894-95           Apalachin

1895-97           Litchfield

1897-00           Barton

1900-01           at school

1901-03           Castle Creek

1903-06           Maine

1906-08           Sidney Center

1908-10           Worcester

1910-13           Edmeston

1913-16           Sherburne

1916-17           New Milford

1917-18           Beach Lake

1918-20           PortlandvilleCoopersown Junction

1920-23           Falls

1923-28           Lehman

1928-29           Mount Upton

1929-33           Sidney Center

1933-37           Waymart

1937                retired

 

Note: Sidney E. Hunt is the father of Clark Hunt of the Greater New Jersey Conference.  A biographical sketch of Sidney E. Hunt appears in Chaffee’s 1904 History of the Wyoming Conference, page 346.

 


 

HYDE, IRA BENJAMIN

 

Born: 2-23-1830  Newfield NY                                 married: Cornelia Main

Died: 3-6-1908  Red Creek NY                                 obit: Central New York Conference 1904, 118

 

1848    exhorter’s license, Cayuta

1852    local preacher’s license, Oneida Conference

1853    admitted on trial, Oneida Conference

1855    ordained deacon, Oneida Conference

1857    ordained elder, Oneida Conference

 

Interment: McLean NY

Obit: Central New York Conference 1908, 150

 

1850-53           student, Cazenovia Seminary

                            1852-53McLean

1853-54           McLean

1854-55           Union Valley

1855-56           Cuyler

1856-57           North Pitcher

1857-59           Virgil

1859-61           McGrawville

1861-63           Moravia

1863-65           Asbury

1865-68           Green

1868-69           Sherburne

1869                transfer to Wyoming Conference by boundary change

1869-71           Sherburne

1871-73           Guilford

1873-74           Hyde Park

1874-75           Moscow

1875                transfer to Central New York Conference\

1875-77           Mecklenburg

1877-80           Chemung

1880-82           Burdett

1882-85           Potter

1885-88           Gorham

1888-91           Catherine and Odessa

1891-92           East Smithfield and Big Pond PA

                        East Troy and West Burlington PA

                        Millport and Pine Valley

                        retired

 

Note: Ira B. Hyde is the father of Hallet E. Hyde (1862-1928) of the Central New York Conference.

 


 

HYNSON, EDWIN HARMON

 

Born: 8-13-1835                                                          married: Mary A. Wint

Died: 7-27-1899                                                          obit: Wilmington Conference 1921, 139

 

?          admitted on trial, Vermont Conference

1864    re-admitted on trial, Wyoming Conference

 

Interment:

Obit: Wilmington Conference 1900, 86

 

1863                located

1864                “transfer” to Wyoming Conference

1864-67           Blakely

                        transfer to Wilmington Conference

1881-82           Quantico MD

1889-90           Zion MD

1898-99           on leave

 

Note: Edwin H. Hynson of Delaware graduated from the Concord Biblical Institute of Boston University in 1856.